Departmental Administration

  • Departmental Administration
  • Department of PSM at JIPMER
  • Professors-2
  • Assistant Professors-5
  • Senior Residents-3
  • Junior Residents-15
  • Rural Health Center, Ramanathapuram
  • Medical officers-2
  • Other staffs-15
  • Urban Health Center, Kurusukuppam
  • Medical Officer-1
  • Other staff-9

Conferences and CMEs Organized by Department

  1. 3rd Short Course on Basic Epidemiology” at the Department of PSM, JIPMER from 5th to 10th November 2012.
  2. A course on “Efficient, Quality-assured Data Capture using EpiData” for medical college professionals working in close collaboration with Revised National TB Control Programme, was organized on 9th and 10th March, 2013 at the Department of PSM, JIPMER in collaboration with the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (IUTLD)
Research Projects
Sl. No. Name of Principal Investigator Title of Project Duration of Project (From… To…) Funding Agency and Total Funds   Sanctioned Collaborating   Institutions / Departments Status (completed in FY 2012-13 or ongoing)
1 Dr. Gautam Roy “Effectiveness of a health education intervention   project on the awareness and practice of breast self-examination among the   nursing staff of a tertiary care hospital in Puducherry, South India”   IAPSM   Ford Foundation Epidemiological Grant   Ongoing
2 Dr. Sonali Sarkar Community Based Intervention for   Depression among Elderly    Indian Council of Medical Research   (ICMR)   Ongoing
3 Dr. Sonali Sarkar Trend of permanent sterilizations in   women after implementation of family planning insurance scheme       Ongoing
4 Dr. Ganesh Kumar Prevalence of depression and its   associated factors using Beck’s Depression Inventory among undergraduate   medical students of JIPMER, Puducherry 2011-2012 Nil   Ongoing
5 Dr. Ganesh Kumar Prevalence and determinants of   mental disability using Indian Disability Evaluation and Assessment scale in   Puducherry 2011-2013 Intramural Rs 137000   Ongoing
6 Dr Sitanshu Sekhar Kar Prevalence of injuries among rural   and urban population of Puducherry       Ongoing
8 Dr Sitanshu Sekhar Kar Prevalence and annual cost of hypertension   care at JIUHC 2 years(March 2013-Feb 2015) Intra mural Funds2012-13 70,000 INR 2013-14 67,000 INR Nil Ongoing
9 Dr Sitanshu Sekhar Kar Implementing Student centered   learning methodology in Community Medicine 12 months(Sept 2012- July 2013) No funding Nil Ongoing
10 Dr Sitanshu Sekhar Kar Implementation   of Healthy workplace model in Industrial setting of Puducherry       Ongoing
11   Dr Swaroop Kumar Sahu   Assessing the   Effectiveness of Community Leaders in Driving Mass Diabetes Screening Program   at Primary Health Centres - A Community Intervention Study 1 year     Ongoing
12 Dr Swaroop Kumar Sahu   Injury Surveillance   Network in JIPMER, Pondicherry - A Hospital Based Descriptive Study 1 year     Ongoing
13 Dr. Swaroop Kumar Sahu Study the prevalence of Diabetes   Mellitus among the Tuberculosis patients registered under the RNTCP in urban   areas of Pondicherry 2 years     Ongoing
14 Dr. Swaroop Kumar Sahu Study on monitoring the nutrition   status of under-5 children by facilitating growth monitoring by their mothers   –A quasi exp. study 2 years     Ongoing